Certificate II in Boating Services - MEM20305


Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

This qualification is part of the Metal and Engineering Training Package. It is for school leavers and other people who want to work the recreational boating industry as a yard hand or marina hand. Students will learn to maintain service and repair boats and work safely in a marina, slipway, boat building facility and marine dealership.


  • 8 core units and 6 elective units
  • or all 8 core units, 5 elective units and 1 optional unit


  • Check operational capability of sails and sail operating equipment
  • Perform soft soldering
  • Perform manual heating and thermal cutting
  • Fair and shape surfaces
  • Safely operate a mechanically powered recreational boat
  • Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment
  • Organise and communicate information
  • Carry out trip preparation and planning
  • Use power tools/hand held operations
  • Classify recreational boating technologies and features
  • Maintain marine vessel surfaces
  • Use hand tools
  • Carry out mechanical cutting
  • Plan to undertake a routine task
  • Maintain quality of environment by following marina codes
  • Respond to boating emergencies and incidents
  • Apply fibre-reinforced materials
  • Check operational capability of marine craft
  • Refuel vessels
  • Apply quality procedures
  • Work safely with industrial chemicals and materials
  • Undertake manual handling
  • Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment
  • Work safely on marine craft
  • Perform routine gas metal arc welding
  • Perform general woodworking machine operations
  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Interpret technical drawing
  • Operate mobile load shifting equipment
  • Perform engineering measurements
  • Perform routine manual metal arc welding
  • Follow work procedures to maintain the marine environment

Study pathways

Not Applicable

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Meadowbank Campus No
  • Part-time : 31 weeks

Fee comments

Campuses: Meadowbank Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Stationary and PPE $

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